Kayavijnana, aka: Kāyavijñāna, Kaya-vijnana; 1 Definition(s)
Kayavijnana means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
General definition (in Buddhism)
Kāyavijñāna (कायविज्ञान, “body-consciousness”) or kāyavijñānadhātu refers to one of the “eighteen elements” (dhātu) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 25). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., kāya-vijñāna). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha
Starts with: Kayavijnanadhatu.
Search found 3 books and stories containing Kayavijnana, Kāyavijñāna, Kaya-vijnana, Kāya-vijñāna; (plurals include: Kayavijnanas, Kāyavijñānas, vijnanas, vijñānas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Section A.5 - Rejection of pleasant touchables < [Part 2 - Means of acquiring meditation]
Part 3 - Explanation of the word ‘śrutam’ (śruta) < [Chapter II - Evam Mayā Śrutam Ekasmin Samaye]
Part 5-6 - Description of sarvākāra (all aspects) and sarvadharma (all dharmas) < [Chapter XVI - The Story of Śāriputra]
Bodhisattvacharyavatara (by Andreas Kretschmar)
A Dictionary Of Chinese Buddhist Terms (by William Edward Soothill)